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Cyndi Lauper

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Brooklyn NY, United States (1980 – present)

Cyndi Lauper (born Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper on June 22, 1953 in Brooklyn, New York, United States), is a Grammy Award-winning singer (who possesses a four-octave vocal range) and Emmy Award-winning film, television and theatre actress. She was lead singer of the rockabilly band Blue Angel before her rise to fame as a solo singer. Her melodic voice and wild costumes have come to epitomize the 1980s and New Wave — the decade and genre in which she first came to fame.

Born in Queens, New York to Swiss German-American Fred Lauper and Sicilian Italian-American Catrine Dominique, she began her career in a cover band, but soon began performing her own songs (though she almost quit singing altogether due to strained vocal chords in 1977). By 1980 she’d released a rockabilly album on Polydor with the band Blue Angel. Despite much critical acclaim, the album “went lead,” as Lauper says, and the band split as Lauper filed for bankruptcy.

In 1983 she started dating her manager David Wolff with whom she released She’s So Unusual, a worldwide hit album which made Lauper a household name. A mixture of teen-friendly pop-rock and edgier, almost punky sounds, the album’s biggest hit, Girls Just Want to Have Fun, quickly established itself as a female anthem. Lauper won a Grammy Award for Best New Artist at the Grammy Awards of 1984 for her work on the album. Lauper was the first female artist to have four consecutive Hot 100 Top 5 hits from one album.

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  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    круче мадонны будет, честно говоря. кстати, если кто не знает, в ее репертуаре есть песня за авторством игоря николаева (того самого, усатого), я гарантирую это.

    21 Jul 2:06am Reply
  • SoporAeternus-

    Ah o cabelo dela antigamente <3

    16 Jul 6:11pm Reply
  • LinVia9

    The goonies 'R' good enough, girls just wanna have fun , true colours , time after time , At Last <3

    9 Jul 8:59pm Reply
  • flaviossz

    "Well, it doesn't matter tit for tat / 'Cause what you give / You get it back" - Feels like Christmas. ♥ Até breve!®

    6 Jul 1:51am Reply
  • AndersonF10

    Saudades da Cyndi.... quero um cd novo pra ontem!!!! ♥♥♥

    4 Jul 8:52pm Reply
  • dangerbatist

    Ícone pra sempre. Feliz aniversário Cyndi.

    23 Jun 4:22am Reply
  • HenriqueMano

    happy birthday my love ♥

    23 Jun 1:01am Reply
  • decopin-kiharu

    Happy Birthday gorgeous Cyndi!! Come back to Chile soon! [2] ♥

    22 Jun 10:52pm Reply
  • BulmaPunkRocker

    Happy Birthday gorgeous Cyndi!! Come back to Chile soon!

    22 Jun 10:13pm Reply
  • Anne_Adams

    Happy Birthday Cyndi! ♥

    22 Jun 8:26pm Reply
  • x_thi

    #HappyBirthdayCyndi ♥

    22 Jun 8:07pm Reply
  • Innamorandi

    Happy Birthday, dear Cyndi!

    22 Jun 7:41pm Reply
  • digiroro

    Happy B*day <3

    22 Jun 7:32pm Reply
  • peonza9

    Happy Birthday, Queen! :)

    21 Jun 11:07pm Reply
  • OuTRaGeOuS_ErGa

    Bring Ya To The Brink 2.0 PLEASE

    20 Jun 7:52am Reply
  • flaviossz

    She's So Unusual: A 30th Anniversary Celebration [12] ♥ Ops... I did it again. See you! / Até breve!®

    18 Jun 8:37pm Reply
  • MrRissato

    She's So Unusual: A 30th Anniversary Celebration _)_

    3 Jun 10:36am Reply
  • candylove

    She's So Unusual: A 30th Anniversary Celebration [11] ♥

    2 Jun 1:00pm Reply
  • Lorelei_94

    ♥♥♥

    3 May 9:05pm Reply
  • FabiioChedeeck

    Ta na hora de lançar álbum novo dona Cyndi.

    30 Apr 4:49am Reply
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